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Burns Christmas family scenes including: a young girl sitting at at table writing a Christmas card, licking and sticking a stamp onto the envelope; a woman raising a glass of sherry to the camera: two children playing in a festively decorated living room; a girl opening a present; and a boy playing with a train set. The family are seen sitting down for their Christmas meal. The children pull crackers aided by their mother. The family move into the living room to sing songs whilst another plays a piano (dark shots).
BBC Panorama Programme
|Date||[ca. early 1960s?]||ID||8681|
A Christmas episode of BBC Panorama which includes a feature on the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe in East Sussex. The presenter, Richard Dimbleby, visits the village where he meets Pestalozzi staff and students who are preparing for their Christmas production.
Oatlands Village Centenary, 1862 - 1962
This amateur documentary film shows the centenary celebrations organised by St. Mary's Church, during 1962. The film records special church services, highlighting a number of notable people, and includes some general history of places in the parish accompanied by a commentary, soundtrack and intertitles.
Whitsun in Gosport
The film marks Whitsun and shows various leisure activities in Gosport, Hampshire and Nottinghamshire. Scenes include a cricket match, children playing in a playground, panoramic views of the seaside, formal gardens, and the harbour with naval ships & Historic Dockyard. The second part is shorter and shows a wedding at the Parish Church of St Mary and St Martin (in Blyth, Nottinghamshire), with portraits of the wedding party outside the church.
[Bridge Farm; Holiday in Spain]
This colour film shows scenes of the family at Bridge Farm and on a holiday to Spain, visiting the Costa Brava.
Two Way Ticket
A promotional film commissioned by the The Pestalozzi Children’s Village Trust. Scenes of children at the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe are accompanied by a narrative about the work of the trust, its history and future work. The key message of the film is that Pestalozzi children are on a "two-way ticket [to] new hope and a brighter future".
They Built It Themselves
|Date||1969 - 1972||ID||5769|
A promotional film about the work of the Pestalozzi Children's Village, Sedlescombe. Richard Baker introduces the film with the aim of raising funds for, and awareness of, Pestalozzi. The children are filmed helping to construct a new national house to accommodate new arrivals at the village. At the end of the film Richard Baker makes an appeal for donations.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1969 
One of a series of newsreels featuring events in the town of Herne Bay in 1969 and 1970. The film includes coastal protection works, the Hospital Fete, the Archbishop of Canterbury at a Reculver ceremony, then in 1970 sailing, the Carnival, the destruction of the pier pavilion, a Fete, Road development, an exhibition and market, tennis, and shops.
Let’s Go Out
A Thames Television production aimed at children encouraging them to go and explore the place in which they live. The programme features the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe. The Warden Mr Gale is interviewed about the work of the Pestalozzi Children's Village Trust which aims to foster a spirit of internationalism and service. Many of the children recall their own experiences of life at the village and the Headmaster of Claverham Community College speaks about their integration into the school.
The Pestalozzi Story
|Date||9 April 1984||ID||8230|
An promotional film commissioned by the Pestalozzi Children’s Village Trust. The film compares life in developing countries with the opportunities Pestalozzi children receive at Sedlescombe, Sussex.
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